To many Cornish folk, fairings are as much a part of the local food heritage as pasties and clotted cream. In this blog post, we share our tried and tested recipe for these delicious Cornish biscuits.
It’s no coincidence that some of the nation’s top restaurants have emerged in Cornwall, and recently Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant in Port Isaac was named by the Michelin Guide as the best in the UK. With such amazing local produce on offer to chefs, it’s hardly surprising. At Tamar Valley Cottages we’re a big fan of ‘eating local’ and seasonal produce so here’s a round-up of our 8 favourite edibles for autumn.
It wasn’t so long ago that the only place in the country (or even the world) where you could buy clotted cream was the West Country. These days of course, companies are shipping the beautiful stuff to supermarkets nationwide. However, if you’re ever in short supply, did you realise you can make it at home? In this blog post, we reveal 2 super easy ways of making clotted cream.
Gourmet handmade dog treats are a growing trend among dog-owners. Indeed, all dogs staying in our cottages are treated to a pack of goodies from the excellent Klassy Canine Bakery in Devon. However, did you know how easy it is to make your own? In this post, we share a wonderfully simple recipe for some Christmas dog treats. Great for spoiling your four-legged friend this festive season or for giving to fellow dog-lovers.